Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.30.17

Reid All About it

And finally, here’s one for you my freelance friends: a post by Jocelyn Glei—who by the way has a good newsletter —about maintaining your sanity and productivity when you work alone all the time. CDT – Chapter Roundtable in Chicago. More info/register for Chicago.

ASAE Reveals 2020 Gold Circle Awards Winners


E-Newsletter. Association of Equipment Manufacturers; AEM Industry Advisor e-Newsletter. Chicago Association of REALTORS®; Young Professionals Network (YPN) Real Estate Boot Camp. E-Newsletter.

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We Asked, You Answered: Public Transit Commuter Strategies

Associations Now

I save up a day or two of newsletters and other helpful reads that I can’t get to during the workday. I ride the train (CTA in Chicago) about 40 minutes each way, and my favorite pastime is knitting! Not everyone has a 30-minute car ride ahead of them.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.3.17

Reid All About it

And I especially love it when others do it for me—those are the newsletters I value most. Hmm, a personalized curated newsletter might be one thing to turn passively loyal members and customers into actively loyal ones. CST – Chapter Roundtable (Chicago).

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Awesome Association Jobs This Week – April 26


Manager, Signature Events & Non-Profit Fundraising , PAWS Chicago – The role of the Manager, Signature Events is to lead and ensure the financial success and streamlined execution of ALL PAWS Chicago Events.

Engaging Leadership to Eliminate Deadwood Programs: Repair, Replace, Reinforce

SCD Group

The second initiative was a newsletter template that was created as a members benefit to include industry tips and tricks. The idea was that members would use this template to produce and send out a company newsletter to their customers.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs


Graphic Designer , Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana – Exciting design opportunity with a renowned, well-respected and iconic brand. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Moving Participants from Passive to Active

Idea Architects

I previously wrote about this challenge and offered some practical tips in this piece for the ASAE Professional Development newsletter. November 8, 1-4 pm, Chicago.

This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16


In addition to producing conferences and expositions, LRP Publications publishes business-to-business newsletters, magazines, books, software and more. Here are some of the coolest jobs you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Associations Unorthodox #5: Collaborate everywhere

Principled Innovation

Instead of concentrating their people in cubicles in Washington, DC, Chicago or New York, associations can equip and deploy staff professionals as part of the new mobile workforce, with the intent of nurturing more meaningful stakeholder connections at the most local level possible. S SERIOUS QUESTIONS ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER!

Getting the Most from Industry Contributors

Association Adviser

Just don’t go on and on about how to format them, where to put them, and that they all need to be submitted in Chicago Style. Include a plug at the end of your weekly newsletter from time to time that reminds members that they can write for you.

What Happens When Everyone Offers a Membership Model

Associations Now

Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler is the opening general session speaker at ASAE’s Annual Meeting & Exposition in Chicago on Sunday, by the way, just in case you didn’t know.). It’s another when one guy can make a million dollars a year with a newsletter.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.20.18

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Presenter: veteran planner Joan Eisenstodt, author of Meetings Today’s Friday With Joan monthly newsletter. CST – Chapter Roundtable in Chicago IL. Location: Chicago IL.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.7.18

Reid All About it

Curated newsletters are where it’s at. CST – Chapter Roundtable in Chicago IL. Location: Chicago IL.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.1.18

Reid All About it

FC writes about new tools that make editorial newsletters easier to produce and more enjoyable to read. CST – Chapter Roundtable in Chicago IL. Location: Chicago IL.

What Online Community Managers Want You To Know

Vanguard Tech

Perhaps do a "conversation of the month" in your e-newsletter linking back. Virginia, CFA Chicago. First, thanks to all that attended my "The Biggest Challenges with Private Online Communities and the Secrets to Overcoming Them" session yesterday at ASAE with Paul Schneider. You can download the PPT here. In preparation for the session we created a quick one-question survey and sent it out to all online community managers that we know.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.13.18

Reid All About it

Presenter: veteran planner Joan Eisenstodt, author of Meetings Today’s Friday With Joan monthly newsletter. CST – Chapter Roundtable in Chicago IL. Location: Chicago IL.

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Are Your Creepy Pitches Spooking Your Supporters? Pitch Fail and How To Fix It!

Beth Kanter

newsletter subscribers, event attendees, one-time donors, monthly donors, etc) along the engagement cycle throughout the course of the year. She is on faculty at the University of Washington and Seattle University, and has lectured at the University of Chicago.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know


Digital Mirage” Online Music Festival (source: Morning Brew Newsletter) March 31, 2020 – DIGITAL MIRAGE brings together the electronic music world for a weekend online, featuring sets some of the most talented artists from all parts of the internet.

Trade Association CEO Support: Productive Staff - The 3 Ts

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Trade Association CEO Support.